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'Iolani Furniture — distress

Vintage Hawaiiana Dress Inspires A Dresser

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Vintage Hawaiiana Dress Inspires A Dresser

Once upon a time there was a dresser. This dresser was simple, neutral, and beat. When a friend came in and asked me to style it up, she gave me a few guidelines. She loved vintage Hawaiiana and wanted a "distressed"  look to the dresser. There was a piece of a dress on a cushion in the shop that she loved.  Originally, the fabric was going to be glued onto the top of the dresser, but after I started designing the artwork for the drawers, the fabric didn't seem to match anymore.  After sharing my thoughts with Heather, she agreed...

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